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Aug 26, 2009 6:00am EDT
was the last surviving brother in a dynasty many have said is america's version of the royal family. he continued his decades-long push for mark even after he was too ill to travel back here to washington. more on that and a look back on his life throughout the morning here on fox 5 morning news. >> we just showed you the capitol flags are flying at half-staff today in honor of senator kennedy. tucker is in with a check of our weather. not a bad start to the day, pleasant. >> that is a good word for it. we'll have another great looking daat least as far as sunshine but we'll be on the hot side later this afternoon. there is not a whole lot to see. mostly a good news forecast as we go to view and take a look out tre. outt . you can see that the sunshine sull be bright here. sen i rwi in about a half hour and it should be a great looking day. there you go. clouds off the coast. e the loarcuds off to the north ancwestanuto towards cleveland and detroit. that is a cold front that will get in here tomorrow an give us another opportunity for some showers and thunderstorms. but today, it will
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Aug 23, 2009 9:00am EDT
think america owes them. >> now, in fairness, the book also offers other ideas and statements for veterans to consider. let's put those on the screen. my life should be prolonged as long as it can no matter what its quality and using any means possible. and then there's this. i believe that it is always wrong to withhold, not start, treatments that could keep me alive. mr. towey, aren't both sides presented? >> there are lines like that in the book, but a fair reading of the book, just looking at the cases they give as examples, where the woman that has the stroke that says i don't want to live if i can't take care of myself and then when you look in the back of the book, chris, who do they refer you to? the 2007 edition said go to compassion choices. that's the hemlock society. the 1997 version referred you to an organization that was the american euthanasia society. i think the bias of the document's clear. why would americans be given such a poor document, a poor planning tool on a subject so important? >> we need to point out that those references which were in th'97 editi
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Aug 5, 2009 7:00am EDT
some face. we go the two journalists out of there and instead of hard labor they'll landing in america closely. >> and it's proof that bill clinton can still pick up the chicks. >> leave it to you, jim. >> you are so bad. >> he did. but the funny thing is al gore is still waiting for them and he'll be there with a little umbrella and the global warming. it's a good thing for the president and hillary is in africa so she's nowhere to be found. he always upstages everybody. >> they are both doing a great job. >> and congress getting set for the vacation, and some say not its best time to take off. you're sending them off in style. >> we're taking a vacation also. >> we're out of here. >> i hope you two get along on your vacation together. >> we will. >> allison back to you. >> i love it. and that's the line of the day. >>> it is now 7:43 on this wednesday morning. her family says she was a working mom who put her children first. that description adding me to the mystery of why she drove the wrong way down a highway for nearly two miles with a van full of children, setting off a deadly ac
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Aug 25, 2009 6:00am EDT
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Aug 26, 2009 5:00am EDT
as america debates the issue of health care that he fought for right up until the end of his life. born on february #nd, 19 # 2, edward kennedy was the youngest of joe and rose kennedy's nine children but he was des tipped to step from the shadows and lead the kennedy clan through both good times and bad. when john f. kennedy was elected, ather joseph p. kennedy knew who should replace him n 1962, kennedy won a special election and with go on to be re-elected eight times. the kennedy family had its share of tragedy. assassination haming the lives of john f. kennedy in 1963 and robert kennedy in 1968. accolades are going on from around the nation. we will hear from many people who have looked back at 47 years in the united states septa that senator ted kennedy has served. >> we'll have much more throughout the morning. >>> let's get a check on the forecast this morning with tucker barnes. >> we have nice comfortable conditions out there. currently 72 degrees. we will have more heat than yesterday with highs in the u l 90s. still not expecting any showers and thunderstorms. you can see th
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Aug 30, 2009 9:00am EDT
was essentially saying was that president obama continues to take america off its war footing. it started after he got into office, announced he was going to close gitmo, move the terrorists out of military tribunals. you couldn't say war on terror. now this week two more decisions. one to possibly prosecute cia agents and two is this idea to form this nebulous interagency unit, run out of the white house, that's going to be in charge of interrogating high value detainees. all of these decisions are part of a continuum which is to take america off its war footing. it erects the walls between the fbi and cia which bush and cheney had torn down and rolls back the authority of the cia which is exactly the opposite of what the bush and cheney folks did in the wake of 9/11. >> mara, i want to go back to this question about the effectiveness of the enhanced interrogation. bill is right. the record is that khalid shaikh mohammed was not cooperative. he was water boarded 183 pounds. he started singing like a canary. can you draw conclusions? >> the thing that's impossible for the opponents of these techni
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Aug 2, 2009 9:00am EDT
if they don't have government approved health care. i mean, this is not the america we know. and the problem is not just with insurance. in fact, a lot of americans are happy with it. we need to do a lot of things to make it work better. but a government takeover is going to work just like the cash for clunkers program, chris. >> we're going to get to that as well. congressman rangel, please respond to that, about the high tax rate, the top tax rate in your plan as well as the fact that according to independent studies, 2/3 of small business profits would be hit by the surtax. >> 96% of small businesses would not be hurt by this tax. it's less than 1% of the wealthiest people in the united states that would be taxed and that's at a 1% tax. there's just no question that the way that they're talking about paying for it that they don't take in consideration the cap that we're going to have on premiums. they don't take into consideration the number of people that have no ins insuran now that can walk into any hospital, any doctor's office and be fully insured. they don't take the productivity of
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Aug 7, 2009 11:00pm EDT
has launched a new effort to fight the problem. three areas were targeted as part of the keep america beautiful campaign. a survey of the block area on pennsylvania avenue turned up amazing results. >> we had 48 cigarette butts in a certain amount of period, and then overnight until the first thing in the morning. >> reporter: cigarette butts are the most common items in america, and make no butts about it, capitol hill is filled with the butts. look around, you can count them, one, two, three, four, the number going on. the cigarette butts are everywhere, trees, sidewalks, all shapes and sizes, some still lit. the capitol hill bid hopes e new smoker polls will help them find your way. >> you can't put it out, if it is on the corner it will make a difference. >> reporter: do you notice how many are out there? >> unbelievable the amount, very scary. >> reporter: the smokers admit they need help after being turned out. the sidewalk is later their personal ash tray. >> we feel like we should, since we can't smoke them inside, and let capitol hill clean it up. >>> and best guitar players
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Aug 13, 2009 11:00pm EDT
of them were taken to the hospital but none of the stings were serious. >>> a warning tonight from america's food companies. a potential sugar shortage. what could happen if the obama administration doesn't act fast? >>> some car dealers resorting to dirty tricks taking advantage of buyers cashing in on their clunkers. >>> if you can't beat them, join them. a publisher renting books to students at a deep discount. how you can save. news edge at 11:00 just getting started. we're back in two. >>> olympic gold medal swimmer michael phelps has been involved in an accident. baltimore police say it happened a couple hours ago. his cadillac escalade collided with a honda accord. phelps was not hurt. the driver of the other car was ken to the hospital but only as a precaution. the accident is under investigation. >>> back over to sarah simmons we go with your fox 5 top 5. >>> a sugar shortage on the horizon. number five, some of america's biggest food companies are warning that the u.s. might virtually run out of sugar if the obama administration doesn't reduce import restrictions. right now the u
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Aug 26, 2009 6:00pm EDT
anyone in america has come to at. it's quiet and full of mementos, marking his 46-year career. during that time, kennedy went from jfk's little brother to the senate's last liberal lion. proof of how big an impact he made. he was behind more than 2500 bills during his time in washington, 300 enacted into law. tom fit gerald has more on his legacy. >> reporter: it's hard to imagine when he first entered in 1962 as a 30-year-old, words like inexperience and neofight were used to describe him. -- neophyte describe him. his death is at the center of a fiery debate. >> this is the cause of my life. >> reporter: for senator kennedy, healthcare reform was more than an issue. >> we will break the old gridlock and guarantee that every american north, south, east, west, young, old, will have -- [ indiscernible ] and quality healthcare as a fundamental right and not a privilege. >> reporter: it was a battle he waged for more than 40 years. >> i said it in 1980, i say it in 1982 and i will continue to say it until it comes true. >> his interest in healthcare p predated his career. >> he got sensi
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Aug 28, 2009 6:00am EDT
one for 88¢ plus, save on denim at america's biggest athletic shoes are $38.99 all bath towels are buy e, get one for 88¢ plus, night and day doorbusters go to jcp.com and see everything on sale. style, quality and price matter. jcpenney >>> she was just 11 years old when she vanished, kidnapped on her way to school 18 years ago. she has been reunited with her family at the age of 29. another chapter in this investigation is just beginning. south a chapter in the kennedy legacy comta close. we'll be live in boston and at arlington national cemetery. >> tucker balkans will have an update on danny. >>> let's take a look at the u.s. capitol and show hua it looks like outside this morning. the sun will be up later this hour but right now, kind of a hazy 76 degrees. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm gurvir dhindsa. tucker is in. what does fall officially begin? >> for us in the weather department, it starts september 1st but otherwise, the third week of september. >> it is going to feel like fall starting next week. we won't dwell on danny too much. but danny's maximum winds now 40 miles per hou
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Aug 31, 2009 11:00am EDT
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Aug 2, 2009 11:00pm EDT
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Aug 12, 2009 11:00am EDT
's. and no official word from the white house. >>> 16 are presented with america's highest honor today. the 2009 medal of freedom. it's awarded to those who have made contribution to the security and national interest of the world, peace and cultural endeavors. several will be awarded today. senator ted kennedy will be there and sidney pit eye and reverend joseph lowry and the late harvey milk. >>> well, they formed an office pool and dubbed it the hilton washington 27. and later, we have 27 powerball winners on their first try and they're on connecticut avenue. they matched all to win $10,000. each ill get nearly $400 in all. >> well, that ain't chump change. >> no. >>> this is one of the biggest jewelry heists in the uk. >>> and just because you're in the 90s doesn't mean you can't have fun. why does granny fly high? we'll tell you, next. >>> and the job shop continues hltoig hight jobs in the areas.g today's job, customer service reps. and for more on the jobs and to post an opening, go to myfoxdc.com. look for the link, do the job shop. we'll be back.  , needs flexibility, non-tr
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Aug 17, 2009 11:00am EDT
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Aug 18, 2009 6:00am EDT
closeo south america but it will take a turn away from south america. here is a look at bill. while you slept, it became a category two hurricane. south america right down there. so not far away. gude lawn just out to the west. i shouldn't say just west. it is still not near guadalupe. it is moving west-northwest about 17 miles per hour and it is expected to continue to take that turn towards the north. >>> let's take a look at the regional temperatures here in our part of the the world. 74degrees in washington. 80degrees right now in new york city. they are ahe get sfoaght a warm one. roanoke, 69 degrees and if cape hatteras, it is 75 degrees at this hour. here is a look at the radar for the eastern united states. now, i mentioned earlier the moisture with claudette. here is some of it. it doesn't look anything like when it made landfall in florida. but as the dray dei progresses and we get more heat, we could see some of that intensify and move into portions of the mid- atlantic region as well. forecast for washington for today looks like this. partly sunny skies, some scattered after
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Aug 20, 2009 11:00am EDT
regrets the scottish decision and many families from here in america are outraged over the release. >> this is the video many people never wanted to see. ab dell acrod relieving a prison in scotland. but today the scottish justice secretary said the release was motivated by scottish values to show mercy. >> let justice be served, but mercy be showned. compassion and mercy are about upholding the beliefs that we seek to live by, remaining true to our values of the people, no matter the severity of the provocation, or the atrocity perpetrated. >> reporter: but this move has angered many people, especially famy members of those who died during the lockerbie attack. >> we do not believe he should have been released. they said it's -- he showed no compassion for those on board the flight. >> reporter: this morning on fox 5 morning news, ilene man ety, whose son died on the flight, believed the scottish government was being pressured for the release. >> i believe he was getting pressures from the churches in scotland and the u.k. families who for whatever believe do not believe he was gu
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Aug 26, 2009 11:00am EDT
, and in all, who can pursue their dreams in an america that's more equal and more just including myself. >> and also, others this morning, the political contributor here, peter fin rked with him in '62 during the campaign. he also remembered him as someone that was compassionate, a great human being to those around him. >> when anybody got sick, his was t first call and when a family tragedy hit, he was there. he felt he knew it. >> now, reaction is pour anything froaround the world today. harry reed says that the liberal lion's mighty roar may fall silent, but his dreams my never die. he promises to push for the health care reform and california governor, arnold schwarzenegger says he taught us that public service is a way of life. gordon brown says that even facing illness and death, he never stopped fighting for the cares of his life's worth. the best tribute is a renewed vigor. and now, he's been working on health care reform and the senate's top democrat i harry reed promised they'll carry the torch and push forward to make it a reallity. >>> and he made the health care reform a li
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Aug 27, 2009 6:00am EDT
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Aug 28, 2009 7:00am EDT
students to help fight intolerance and change the makeup of america's classroom. green, a member of the little rock nine, will join us. >>> danys istill a tropical storm. s bunot so strong any more. the storm has weakened over the atlantic. winds are just about 40 miles upe hounpew.o ical storwaa tch for oaast c is still in to affect today as l swells ctxeedpel toexpected to dangerous surf and life- threatening rip currents. and it's possible danny may regain speed. >> 76 degrees here in the d.c. area. and we turn our attention to tucker barnes and what is going on with danny. > we've had a lot going on. h adwe unththrstorms overnight and wor flooding overnight in baltimore. and we're starting with clouds d humidity and the hpotential of more halfy rain here in washington. not danny related buyou can see the cloud cover across the washington area. s st ff to the south an wntords wathe carolinas, the rain showers. all of that energy is pushing in our direction as an upper a. el lopu shw eso inurr w and because of that, the potential of showers and heavy thunderstorms this aft
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Aug 28, 2009 10:00pm EDT
?" . >>> john jer jald kennedy inspired our america. robert kennedy challenged our america. and our teddy changed america. >> heartfelt tributes to senator ted kennedy from friends, family and colleagues revealing the man beyond the politician. >>> good evening. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm shawn yancy. >>> i'm brian bolter. a celebration of life inside the j.f.k. library tonight as those who knew ted kennedy best told their sties. the service followed two days of public viewing. police estimate 50,000 people streamed inside the museum to pay their respects. but the night belonged to those with inside knowledge of ted kennedy. sherri ly has more on the tributes. >> reporter: senator edward kennedy chose his brother's presidential library for his private memorial service n. death he brought his political rivals together. they shared kennedy's joy, laughter and a call to grant his last wish for health care reform. a who's who of politics pay tribute to senator edward kennedy during a private memorial service at the john f. kennedy library celebrating his life. he loved to make people
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Aug 31, 2009 6:00am EDT
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Aug 3, 2009 5:00am EDT
middle america cannot be ruled out. this is if the president's health care overhaul is to be funded. larry summer says it is too early to tell what will be needed for the restructuring. the president said reforming health care now will help shore up the overall economy. >>> an earthquake off the island of guam. the taliban pulls off another deadly attack. >>> tragedy at a music festival. another stage collapse has killed oneperson and leaves one famous movie star trapped. >>> researchers have found a new strain of a deadly virus. we'll have details in our on call segment coming up. you are watching fox 5 morning news. (mom) he needed everhing for college: towels, sheets and then there was the stuff he wanted... like a new microve. and because of walmart's unbeatable prices, we were able to get it all. ...and then some. set them up for success-- for less. save money. live better. walmart. the place that inspires her to go faster... and slower, elk mountains, colorado. where's yours? 100% natural nature valley granola bars. the taste nature intended. yeah, so? it stinks in here! have
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Aug 3, 2009 6:00am EDT
coffee on ice. this looks like a good spot. you kin' do it. america runs on dunkin'. treat yourself today with an authentic caramel swirl iced latte. >>> making headlines this morning, u.s. marshals seized hand sanitizers and skin protectants from claircon biochel lab in utah. they say it contains harmful product and another product to be used on wound actually damaged them. >>> a concert turned deadly in canada. witnesses said it sounded like bombs went off. a storm rolled through, killing one person and leaving 75 more when debris went trying and aparent lit stage collapsed. kevin costners with on the stage waiting to perform with his band. he is okay though. concert organizers and officials said they had no advance warning of the veer storm. >>> a building that was supposed to come down did just that but not the way demolition folks had planned. this in turkey. instead of collapsing straight down, the factory tumbled over and end up upside down. >> oops! >> amazing video. >> no one was hurt. once the building is finally cleared, a new shopping mall will o up. >> they need to tear that
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Aug 4, 2009 6:00am EDT
identified. >>> bank of america has agreed to pay a $33 million penalty to settle government charges that it misled investors about merrill lynch's plans to pay bonuses. b of a said they would not make the payouts without consent but the sec says bank of america authorize the merrill lynn touch pay out nearly $6 billion in bonuses. >>> the white house doing a bit of damage control about word of possible tax hike on the mi over the weekend, two of president obama's top economic advisors refused to rule out raising taxes on the middle class to pay for health care reform. white house press secretary robert gibbs says both men allowed themselves to get caught up in a hypothetical argument and that the president will keep his campaign promises. >> the president is clear during the campaign about his commitment on not raising taxes on middle class families. >> in the meantime, the white house is pushing congress to pass certain legislation before its august recess. gibbs says the cash for clungers program will be the topic of discussion at today's lunch with senate democrats. >>> there mig
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Aug 5, 2009 6:00am EDT
of experience america relies on to get the job done. today, in the worst housing market most of us have ever seen, that eerience is more important than ever. find out what re/max can do for you. nobody sells more real estate than re/max. >>> disturbing new information on a crash that killed eight people. blood tests show that diane shuler had more than 10 drinks of alcohol in her system and had smoked marijuana just 15 minute before the crash. she was taking a van load of kids home from a camping trip. she drove the wrong way on a highway. she crashed into an suv. the woman, her #-year-old daughter and three nieces were among those killed. >>> the bill that will put $2 billion more into the cash for clunkers program will likely pass the senate before freeway. lawmaker on both sides of the aisle believe they will vote favor before the summer recess starts. the new money is needed after consumers burned throughthe first billion dollar budget. the house has already passed the bill. >>> a noble networking no no for one branch of the military. the marines now banned from going on facebook, myspac
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Aug 15, 2009 10:00pm EDT
fighting for america are fighting to be free of the swine flu. fort jackson, the army's largest basic training post, has the army'largest number of confirmed h1n1 cases. there have been 187 since april. drill sergeants are being drilled on how to spot flu symptoms in regrout -- recruits sometimes reluctant to call in six sick and delay the training. the department of defense issued guidelines aimed at reducing swine flu transmissions. >> some of the preventative measure in the barracks are head to toe, the distancing between the beds, more than 3 feet. we had a soldier spray lysol on the common area inside the wall lockers and door knobs and stairwells. >> army officials say they confident that current safeguards along with the vaccine expected this fall will help protect those who protect america. from swine flu to dog flu. have you heard about this one? fairfax county authorities have new confirmed six cases of the h3n8 virus in dogs, one fatal. the cases are the first to be identified in the state. the fairfax county animal shelter closed the kennel and war an -- quarantined 26 dog
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Aug 19, 2009 6:00am EDT
:00 in the eke. >>> one of america's most influential urinallists, robert novak, has died. he pass wade at his home here in d.c. after battling brain cancer. novak's column inside report with fellow conservative roland evans and in newspapers all over the country. the s known for unveiling identity of cia operative valerie plame. >>> the 60s are long gone. >> one thing shows no sign of fading and it may be bad news for baby boomers. >>> come on out and see us at eastern market this weekend. i'll be there with steve and allison. come on out and say hi. what's our favorite part of honey bunches of oats? the sparkly flakes. the honey-baked bunches! the magic's in the mix. my favorite part? eating it. honey bunches of oats. taste the joy we put in every spoonful. we call the bunches in honey bunches of oats the prize in the box. well, now there's a prize inside the prize. pecans! pecans! baked into crunchy oat bunches. taste the delicious surprise in every spoonful. new honey bunches of oats with pecan bunches. beautiful. sure, pal. let's just find a good spot. [ dramatic music plays ] a big day a
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Aug 20, 2009 6:00am EDT
spot. you kin' do it. america runs on dunkin'. treat yourself today with an authentic caramel swirl iced latte. cash for clunkers is available at your chevy dealer. with more eligible models qualifies to be recycled, clun u can get a $3500 or $4500 government rebate. and just announced! if you qualify for the clunker rebate, you may also qualify for 0% apr for 72 month and just announced! if you qualify for the clunker that means you can buy ' 09 ma a $3500 government trebate and no down payment. ' 09 ma go to chevy.com for details. >>> if you want your children to aim for the best, start thinking harvard or princeton. the two ivy league schools tied for top university in the country. that is according to u.s. news and world report annual ranking of america's best colleges. yale came in third. johns hopkins in 14th. georgetown was 23rd and the university of virginia placed 4th. >>> cold and flu season around the corner and it includes the h1n1 virus. >> just be warned that government officials admit the swine flu vaccine isn't ready just yet. to help cope, they are urging americans
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Aug 21, 2009 6:00am EDT
of dunkin' donuts coffee on ice. this looks like a good spot. you kin' do it. america runs on dunkin'. treat yourself today with an authentic caramel swirl iced latte. >>> we want to take a look out in the atlantic as hurricane bill moves a little bit closer to the united states. right now, there is no threat of bill hitting the east coast but it could make some big waves. they have already started pulling boats out of the water in new england where bill could generate 20-foot waves. affects bermuda too, is that right? >> it will impact bermuda. bermuda is under a tropical storm warning and a hurricane watch right now. even though it is a hurricane, that is because they would feel tropical storm winds before they feel anything else. if it looks like the storm is going to make a beeline for bermuda, which it does not look like, they would upwread that to a hurricane warning. you mentioned these 20-foot waves. it look like there is a possibility of that just off the coast or near nantucket in the latter par of the weekend. we'll keep our eyes on that. strong waves all along the east >> >> >we'
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Aug 28, 2009 5:00am EDT
of the season sale. all arizona tops and bottoms are buy e, get one for 88¢ plus, save on denim at america's biggest athletic shoes are $38.99 all bath towels are buy one, get one for 88¢ plus, night and day doorbusters go to jcp.com and see everything on sale. style, quality and price matter. jcpenney >>> back now with the latest on a developing story out of california. at least 2,000 people have been forced for evacuate their homes to escape a wildfire threatening parts of rancho palos verdes about 20 miles south of l.a. about 400 firefhters battling this blaze now. it has now burned through 75 acres. >>> it was a wild ride for dozens of children on a school bus in atlanta p a man leaped through a window and tried to hijack that bus. this is aris pittman on surveillance video at a store just moments before he jumped on that bus. pittman fought with the driver. the bus plunged down a hill. >> children, teenagers were jumping off the because buss as the bus was moving. i seen a lung young lady run to them and say help us, help us. >> witnesses say things want a little crazy as they tried
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Aug 29, 2009 11:00pm EDT
said it was his influence that helped bring civil rights to america nd the first african-american to the white house. >> when he went to barack and told barack and didn't endorse hillary, that was a shock to some people. but what he did, he saw a light that would shine for the next 40 years. who waited hours in the heat told us they never met him in person but knew his work in the senate made their lives better. >> he represented the conscience of the nation. he was constantly calling america -- . >> he helped support the immigrants, he was there for any family that called upon him. >> reporter: these ladies from boston, all registered nurses, made t-shirts to honor their fallen senator and hope this outpouring of bipartisan love for kennedy won't be forgotten as lawmakers try to eastern out a healthcare plan as kennedy dropped of. >> healthcare is a huge crisis in our country and we have to continue to work to get this started. >> the tribute in our area was running two hours late. what a wonderful delay it was. the burial service here took place just as the sun was goin
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Aug 3, 2009 11:00am EDT
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Aug 7, 2009 5:00pm EDT
. >>> a member of one of america's most famous families is fighting for her life right now. eunice kennedy shriver is in critical condition. she's the sister of senator ted kennedy and the mother of maria shriver. back in 2007, the 88-year-old suffer add series of strokes. >>> a devastating fire destroyed this northwest d.c. mansion. it was a horrible fire. a week and a half later the mayor says we know why. bess parker has more on the water woes from this fire. >> reporter: this is where the fire happened. you can see it's a long road. what's unique is there's no side streets crossing it so there's lots of hydrant in the area. they had to pump water up from the south. factor in that the water lines in the area are small and the house was very big, put it altogether and you get the perfect storm. most of the first floor was already burning when firefighters arrived four minutes after the first call. the two hydrants put out less than the 500-gallons a minute than each one should in a five minute period. the pipes that lead to the hydrants are 75 years old, corroded and only eight inches wi
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Aug 24, 2009 11:00pm EDT
of choice of america's youth and it might be in your medicine cabinet right now. >>> find out how a woman conned her friends and family out of thousands of dollars with a big lie. >>> a quick check of our monday night rundown. the news edge at 11:00 is coming right back. >>> the news edge on maryland's mission to fight the swine flu. the governor outlined the state's plan in the event an outbreak happens. part of the plan includes a biosurveillance system. the governor says it's the first program in the nation to link all emergency rooms in one state. >> it relates to the ability of emergency rooms in particular to share information of symptoms that are being presented if those emergency rooms throughout our state. >> maryland officials also announced today the state's seventh swine flu death. >>> don't let the economy keep you from pleasing your palate. laura evans is back with your fox 5 top five. >> a first tonight -- up first tonight how to dine out in the d.c. area on a budget. number five should help your economic bott line. it's restaurant week in d.c. that means a three-course din
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Aug 7, 2009 7:00am EDT
have a painting here from the fine arts, sort of rural america. and then we have these baskets. >> you mur mured adults craft. >> these are adult and children crafts and this is the work of a 4-year-old. >> reporter: really? that's impressive. what will the little hershey car. what is that? i love that. >> that's a derby car. >> it's a pine wood derby car and it's made for our youth in the woodworking department. >> reporter: so what do people win when -- just ribbons? >> there are ribbons with premiums. first place would have a monetary value and second and third and fourth and some sections have up to 6 places and they get a little bit of -- like $1.25 if they win 6th place and ribbons. >> reporter: and it's open to the public. can people come by? >> no. this is exhibit only. >> reporter: there is a lot of talented people out there putting their stuff on display here at the howard county fair. myfoxdc.com is our website. we have a link to theirs. the fair opens tomorrow and runs saturday to saturday. coming up in our next hour, we'll be talking about the competitions going on here. i
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Aug 28, 2009 11:00pm EDT
to his family but america as well. >> reporter: officials say four million people visit arlington cemetery each year, most of them paying their respects at the j.f.k.site. >> his passing was a heavy blow to me. it hurt me deeply not only for my child's sake but also for the country. >> reporter: robin lancaster campbell works at the library of congress and says senator kennedy was a reading tutor to her ten-year-old daughter nicole for two years starting in 2005. >> she said mom, he was like a second dad to me. i'm divorced and fighting cancer. on rskpe le ed a person like him in her life. >> reporter: in death teddy will be buried here about a hundred feet to the left of his brother bobby. his grave also marked by lia white wooden cross and marble foot marker. superintendent metzler told us cemetery staff would tonight begin preparing the grave site. that whole area, brian, is closed to the public tomorrow, but it will reopen on sunday. >> bob barnard tonight. >>> a private memorial to celebrate senator kennedy's life and decades of public service. take performance capped a night
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Aug 3, 2009 11:00pm EDT
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Aug 5, 2009 6:00pm EDT
to the united states but he added america has the means to figure out they were heading this way. on capitol hill, jennifer davis, fox 5 news. >>> speaking of russ, did you see vladimir putin going shirtless again during a super vacation in siberia, riding horseback. not the first time he stripped down for the cameras. this is the latest in a long line of his shirtless photo opens. remember when he shot the tiger? he posed for cameras then, too. >>> are you thinking about asking your boss a raise? something that may give you more confidence coming up next. >>> you don't hear about this too often. a local woman out walking her dog in the city attacked by a snake. >>> first, tony soprano on the big screen? the buzz has been building since the finale. ♪ doctor says i have to lower my cholesterol. here you go, mr. noran. (announcer) trying to lower your cholesterol can be a challenge. but with the help of honey nut cheerios' sweet taste, lowering your cholesterol is a non-challenge. get your free sample online at non-challenge.com this is really good! >>> not something you expect to see. a d.c
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Aug 10, 2009 6:00pm EDT
for america. baltimore republican party, americans for pros peck perty and the maryland taxpayers association are a few of the groups out here. in a few minutes senator card listen address the media and the meeting will start. things are heated out here right now and will continue to be heated throughout the rest of the knight. everody wants to get their point across on this matter. it has been hot all over the country. very controversial and will be the same here and looks like the same tonight here at towson university. >>> coming up next at 6:00, the flyover that struck fear in new yorkers hearts why the pentagon was following the fallout on twitter. >>> dozens of airline passengers forced to spend the night on the tarmac. wait until you hear this horror story. we'll be right back. mia, the pe... and r personal panormous pizza. e big eat tiny pce menu. only at pizza hut. - woh, nice! that's a lot of food! now get big meals liker s, pizza mia,he p'zone... the big eat tiny price menu. only at pizza hut. >>> remember the infamous fly over of the plane lie i noing lye low over manhattan machin
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Aug 11, 2009 7:00am EDT
see every day. >> if it happened in america, the news this morning would be the elephant would be suing. so that's what people do here. >> they have probably 7 agents lined up, attorneys as well. >> in a lawsuit. and a reality show. [ laughter ] >>> listen, it's not a bad start to the day. we're in the mid-70s and it actually feels relatively comfortable, to me at least. i stepped outside a short time ago. later on today we'll get the heat building back in. not as ast yas yesterday. so a little bit of relief for r on doou't lyok like you believe me. >> it's like a 2-egree >>fference. and isaid a little bit. 76-degrees in washington. 72 in roanoke. new york at 77. k,a,gi v inigini s s at78 degrees. the satellite radar for our region. a cole of clouds out there this morning. we'lsee more clouds build in later on today innd w w hthe clouds, as the cold front comes through, we could see some precipitation. take a look. here is your surface map. warm one today. yesterday upper 90s, i think today lower 90s. this cold front knocks on the door and comes throughm we don't get the coole
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Aug 15, 2009 11:00pm EDT
. he blames his critics are spearheading misinformation. >>> not everywhere in america is suffering from poor healthcare. rocky mountain healthcare in colorado is ranked among the best. alicia acuna finds out how they did it. >> hi, betty. look at my tomatoes. >> reporter: 75-year-old alice likes showing off her tiny garden. >> we just picked three this morning. >>> not as much as she enjoys bragging about her hmo. >> i appreciate. they give me diet advice, they give me bathing advice, skin advice. >> reporter: alice is not the only one big on roque mountain health plan. over the past decade, her hmo has been recognized as being tops in the nation. >> it's a matter of healthy to coordinate the care all the way around. >> reporter: dr. john hob kip -- hopkins, the ceo, said their county has more primary caring if says than most others. they also put patient's data into a central system so team members can keep patients on track. >> look at this. [ indiscernible ] >> one of the most effective areas is transitional care. nurses make house calls. what might sound like an expensive prosp
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Aug 19, 2009 11:00pm EDT
and world report, annual rankings of america's best cool ems, harvard and princeton share the top spot, followed closely by yale. >> brian? >> thank yo shawn. >> coming up here, you log on to keep up with your friends and family. how much is too much in how to tell if you are addicted to facebook, next.  >>> how much time do you spend on facebook every day? 15 minutes, a half hour, maybe an hour? you are about to meet a woman who is taking it to a new extreme, logging on 11 hours a day. the story of a facebook addict. now, you can tell if you are one. >> reporter: social networking sites like facebook allow you to make friends and lose friends without the in your face rejection. nearly two million people are on facebook. >> i would have to say i'm an addict. >> reporter: jeremy is not alone. ask around. a lot of people say they are addicted to facebook. but tina brooks may take the case. >> i will get up at 3:00 in the morning. >> reporter: she's 50 years old, home from work on medical leave. >> i started to find friends and i started to pull up the town i used to live
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Aug 21, 2009 6:00pm EDT
revival in america. >> deeds and mcdonnell will face off at the polls november 3rd. >>> now to a health care food fight. brewing over whole foods. not the prices or the products. it's over something the ceo said and the whole thing is prompting a whole foods boycott. laura evans is here with that story. >> reporter: whole foods ceo john mackey is known for shooting from the hip, but he may have shot himself in the foot. the problem is getting too personal on the public issue of health care reform. he recently wet an anti- government co-op ad in the wall street journal and some are taking their beef from the grocery aisles to the web. thousands have signed up on facebook to boycott the grocer. >> we were dismayed when we found out the who foods corporation not only opposed the brohm health care reform but the ceo said, and i quote, americans have no intensic right to health care, food or shelter. >> our ceo made a comment about health care and there is a lot of different points of view out there. we respect those points of view. but hopefully many will see that he we have a -- we have a
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Aug 24, 2009 6:00pm EDT
cases which could expose the employees to criminal charges. >> america will have a justice department that is truly dedicated to exactly that, justice. >> reporter: the administration also announced on monday it was moving responsibility for detainee questioning from the cia to the fbi. >> the president used that intelligence gathering and he feels it is best left to the intelligence commune and this is the way the intelligence community can best operate. >> reporter: both moves are expected to launch a fresh wave of criticism by former bush administration officials like former vice president dick cheney who has defended the interrogators ' methods. >> i value information obtained from intergain and in which those methods were used and provided a deeper understanding of the al-qaeda organization that was attacking this country. >> reporter: justice department officials say that prosecutor john durham has been chosen to lead the alleged cia abuse cases he is a career justice department official. an announcement is expected later week. >> thank you. >>> now to the news edge on dc, penci
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Aug 28, 2009 11:00am EDT
.d. power and associates. america's top rated internet--now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just $79.99 a month for 6 months. plus, for a limited time, a free multi-room dvr for 3 months. that's an overall savings of $240 dollars over six months. don't miss this unbeatable value 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v today. >>> all right. we're back ear on fox 5's midday show. and with us today is zack cul betterson. he's the owner and chef at the cowboy cafe which is not far from here. wherere you? >> on lehigh way near the intersection of glebe road. it's a very small place but bright paint. >> a small place with great flavor. and you specialize in what? >> southen cuisine, barbecue primarily but we do cage on creole dishes. >> i love it. i lived down there a long time. what are we doing today? >> cajun meat pie and it's like and empanada or hot pocket. we'll fry them and make the filling and sample them. >> sounds good. and we'll do all of that when we come back. back over to you. >> i l
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Aug 28, 2009 5:00pm EDT
are very worried built h1n1 virus but more than 3 quarters of america plan to take extra measures to fight inspread. that is a good thing. they stress it's especially important for pregnant women and new parents to get the swine flu vaccine, although the vaccine is not available yet, the doctors recommend you get the seasonal flu vaccine. >>> remember www.myfoxdc.com is your swine flu headquarters. we have a list of resources available for on you our home page. you can find all the information under the health section. >>> you may have doe eyes for the deer in rock creek park but the population apparently is causing problems. now, wildlife officials are coming up with wia deer managent program to help gr control the deerlp population. and as fox 5s roz plater explains, one possible plan involves sharp shooters. >> reporter: if it seems you're seeing too many deer in and around rock creek park, you're on the mean. the park service puts the money at 82 deer per square mile and counting and in an urban setting without natural predators, the agency said the leave population is throwing the eco
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Aug 2, 2009 10:00pm EDT
operation desert shield into desert storm. it's also the night america suffered the first casualty of the gulf war. captain michael spiker was shot down during that event. at the time his body was never found. but nearly two decades later, the remains were found. fox 5 news roby chavez has more on the story. >> reporter: well, it is a sad story, the big break came last month after two iraqi civilians contacted marines to say they knew where captain spiker was buried. he was identified by certain boutittiarihos etithedaute ar ti ru running dna tests aron his remains. captain michael spiker was missing since the first gulf war in 1991. the family, friends holding out hope, but the mystery is now solved. the first casualty of war is finally heading home to florida. >> it is such a relief to bring him home, and try not to forget the others that are still out there and haven't been found. >> reporter: it now appears that captain spiker was buried by the tribesmen close to where the fighter jet went dine down on the first night of operation desert storm. others say they are happy yet sa
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Aug 4, 2009 11:00am EDT
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Aug 5, 2009 11:00am EDT
, it also brings first-class entertainment with picture quality pc world calls "razor-sharp," america's top-rated internet, and crystal clear phone, all for just... you can also get channel variety cablcan't match. plus additional packages are available with over 115 hd channels and over 15,000 titles on demand per month. what else do fios bring that cable doesn? how about easy-to-use on screen widgets that offer instant updates on local traffic, news, weather and more. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v today to order fios tv, internet and phone for just... that's like getting all three amazing fios services for the price of two. and now get even faster internet speeds. plus, ask about our free wi-fi with thousands of hotspots nationwide. to get amazing tv, blazing fast internet, and phone at this incredible low price call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v today. >>> as soon as i tell you what's cooking today, you're going to say fascinating. i didn't know they could do that. sounds strange to me. joining us
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